This tour contains the most popular attractions in Turkey and its surroundings. You will be greeted by your tour guide at the airport and start an excellent tour.
Day 1 – Istanbul
Meet at the airport and transfer to your hotel upon our arrival in Istanbul. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 2 – Istanbul Old City Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast, we embarked on a full day of sightseeing in Istanbul. We will begin with a visit to Sultanahmet Mosque, also known as The Blue Mosque. We go to the Hippodrome, which was originally a massive stadium used for chariot racing, sports, and political activity in the ancient city. We next proceed to the neighboring Hagia Sophia, or Church of Divine Wisdom. We go from here to see the Topkapi Palace, which served as the Imperial Palace of the Ottoman Sultans. Following our meal at a nearby eatery. The journey will conclude with a visit to the famed Grand Bazaar, a covered bazaar with approximately 4000 stores selling antiques, jewelry, and carpets. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 3 – Bosphorus Cruise, Spice Bazaar, Asian Side of Istanbul (Breakfast & Lunch)
We begin with a visit to the Egyptian Spice Market, a compound that specializes in spices, herbs, dried fruits, and vegetables. From here, we will continue floating down the Bosphorus, which connects Asia and Europe. After lunch, we continue our tour of Istanbul's Asian district, stopping at Beylerbeyi Palace and Camlica Hill. Overnight stay in Istanbul.
Day 4 – Istanbul to Cappadocia (Breakfast)
After breakfast, we transfer to the airport of either Istanbul or Sabiha Gokcen for our flight to Cappadocia. Upon our arrival in Cappadocia, we are transferred to our hotel for time at leisure and overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 5 – Cappadocia Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
Hot Air Balloon (Optional) ride will be available for this morning
After breakfast, we set off to the Open Air Museum in Goreme where we will visit the early Christian churches decorated with unique frescoes depicting various scenes from the Bible. After lunch, we continue with visits to the natural citadel of Uchisar and Devrent valley. Overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Day 6 – Cappadocia to Kusadasi (Breakfast)
After breakfast, we transfer to the airport for our flight to Izmir. Following our arrival in Izmir, we are met at the airport and transferred to our hotel. Overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 7 – Ephesus Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast, We travel to Ephesus, the remains of a massive, well-preserved city that was once one of the largest in antiquity. We will visit the Celsus Library, the third biggest library in the ancient world, as well as the vast theater where St. Paul spoke to the Ephesians and the House of Virgin Mary. Following that, we go to the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Our final stop will be at Sirince hamlet, where you may sample some of the region's outstanding fruit wines. Overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 8 – Pamukkale Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast, we drive to Denizli and will visit the well-kept ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis. We will have some spare time in Pamukkale with its snow-white terraces formed by thermal waters cascading down the hillside. Overnight stay in Antalya
Day 9 – Antalya Side Perge Aspendos Tour (Breakfast & Lunch)
After breakfast, Perge is our first stop, a historic city with origins dating back to 1000 BC. Visit the Theatre, the Hellenistic Gate, Basilica, and the Acropolis while in Perge, a magnificent treasure box of alleys with colonnades, Asia Minor's largest Roman stadium, and hot baths among the best in Anatolia. The next stop is Aspendos, which boasts one of the most beautiful, well-preserved, and spectacular Roman ancient theaters. Our journey continues with a stop at the Manavgat Waterfall, which dates back to the 7th century BC. Overnight stay in Antalya.
Day 10 – Istanbul (Breakfast)
After breakfast, we transfer to the airport for our return flight to Istanbul to connect your outbound flight.
Note: Small changes may happen in the itinerary due to flights and unforeseen circumstances.
Licensed professional tour guide
Hotel pick-up and drop off by guide
Small Group Tour
Transportation (non-smoking), air-conditioned van or coach
Entrance Fees to the attractions
Those prices are per person.